How Much Does an App like Flipkart/Amazon Cost?

About Flipkart:

Flipkart is India’s largest e-commerce company, which sells a wide range of products online, including home appliances, mobiles, books, and fashion products. Though Amazon was the first major company to initiate e-commerce operations in India, the credit for making e-commerce popular in India goes to Flipkart. Flipkart has been an inspiration for hundreds of Indian e-commerce ventures.

FuGenX is a global technology services company in India and USA known for its world-class e-commerce app development services. FuGenX helps aspiring e-commerce ventures build Flipkart/Amazon like app with innovative features at affordable cost.

Flipkart

Key Features of Flipkart App:

  • Simple interface with easy to search option
  • Menu consists of all product categories and sub categories available in the store
  • Notification section to check the recent notifications that the user has received about latest offers, and order status etc.
  • My Cart, which is in immediate right to notification section, allows users to view products and proceed to buy products that they added to the cart earlier
  • Image search to make the buying process easier
  • Secure payment options, and convenient order tracking
  • Ping, and Invite and Earn options to offer coupons for users
  • Register/login, wishlist, help center, and legal information sections

Major Factors that Decide the Cost of Flipkart/Amazon like App

Flipkart like app belongs to database app category and its cost is relatively higher than non-database app or simple app. The key factors that decide Flipkart like app’s cost are:

App Platform (Android, iOS (iPhone), or Windows):

Though Android apps are cheaper at the app store than iOS apps, surprisingly Flipkart like app development cost for Android is relatively higher, which depends on various factors, such as Android emulators are slower than iOS’s, and Android apps require to be tested against more devices compared to iOS. But with the best development practices, the cost can be reduced. FuGenX has proven expertise in this.

App Design:

Good design is a very important factor in the success of Flipkart like app. Good design requires the use of the advanced technologies.

App Size:

App size means the total number of features and functionalities an app can have. The more the features and functionalities, the more would be cost. The cost can be reduced by giving importance to only core features in the version 1 of the app.

App developers:

E-commerce app development cost also depends on the developers’ geographic location, experience and expertise level. India, especially e-commerce app development companies in Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai are the most preferred companies for e-commerce app development in India.

Mobile wallet:

Mobile wallet is a hassle-free way to make payment. Integrating a mobile wallet into the main app avoids disruptions that often happen in processing online payment. So your wallet can take customer experience to the next level.

Note: Flipkart like app can also be developed as web app. Its cost varies from mobile app (native app). Cross-platform app is another trending app development option. But if you want to offer rich user experience, native app is the best option.

Features and Functionalities that Decide the Cost of Flipkart/Amazon like App

The cost to develop Flipkart like app or any e-commerce app is estimated on the following basic and advanced features along with the factors mentioned above.

Access Control                    

  • Using email id
  • Using social media
  • Using OTP

App Design

  • Simple
  • Medium
  • Rich

App Interaction

  • Universal linking
  • Social Sharing
  • Messaging/chat

Basic Features

  • Newsfeed/activity feed
  • Rating/review
  • User profile
  • Image manipulation
  • Bar code/QR code

Advanced Features

  • Geolocation
  • Data sync
  • Booking calendar
  • In-app camera
  • Push notification

External Features

  • OTP reading
  • In-app calling or messaging
  • Secure data travel
  • Connect to third-party API

Admin Panel

  • User data control
  • Add/block feature
  • Usage analytics
  • Intercom support
  • Cash report
  • Reporting

Payments/earnings

  • Third-party SDK

How much FuGenX charges to build an e-commerce app like Flipkart/Amazon?

To get an instant quote for Flipkart like app or to know average/exact cost to make an e-commerce app like Flipkart/Amazon, please reach us at info@fugenx.com or fill up the form now.